“Sea Maas” RPS Prodotti Siderurgici SRL and others -v- Owners and/or demise charterers of The Sea Maas

David Bailey QC

[1999] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 281

David Bailey acted for Plaintiffs – Admiralty practice – arrest of vessel – unseaworthiness – jurisdiction

Admiralty practice – Arrest – Jurisdiction – Article 5(1) – Bill of lading cargo claim – Allegation of wetting damage to cargo of steel coils – Vessel arrested in England in October, 1998 and April, 1999 – Whether English Courts had jurisdiction – Whether plaintiffs must sue defendants in Holland – Whether art. 5(1) applicable

Date added: June 10th, 1999

Area of Expertise